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Oct 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
>>> next on "this week in defense news," a roundtable discussion about the future of u.s. military energy use with >>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. the u.s. military is the world's largest user of energy. last year consuming some 5 billion gallons of fuel at a cost of nearly $13 billion, 255% more than it spent in 1997. equally important is that protecting that fuel has cost lives. in afghanistan alone, the defense logistics agency is moving 40 million gallons of fuel each month in convoys that have to be defended against attacks. between 2003 and 2007 alone, 3,000 soldiers and contractors were killed or wounded protecting fuel supply lines in iraq and afghanistan. those casualties spurred a major pentagon tribe to develop alternative energy sources while also improving the energy efficiency from everything from future weapons. culminating in the first-ever d.o.d. strategy aim at changing how the department thinks and uses energy. october is energy awareness month and we figured this would be a good idea to get some of the pentagon's top energy minds
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
on the u.s. chamber of commerce and they promised to occupy freedom plaza until the demands are met. they want more jobs, less corporate greed, and to the end on wars and more taxes on the rich. >> reporter: yeah, they have been making a lot of noise, these protesters all day today. take a look behind me right now. we have seen a steady stream of more protesters that are joining in on the activities here at freedom plaza. about 30 minutes ago they were talking on an open mic giving people instructions on what the rest of the night is going to be, derek. they are giving people plans on how they plan on staying here, occupying freedom plaza. and we are being told they were given a permit by u.s. parks to stay here through sunday. of course, they are not allowed to sleep here. i spoke to police officers who told us off camera that the folks who decide to spend the night here will not be allowed to sleep here, but they are, in fact, allowed to stay here to occupy the area. they have been at this all day again. as you mentioned earlier today, what they are asking for is more jobs, less c
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
find out how you can help. visit us at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> terror alert. americans are warned to be warned. sit down, show down. republican presidential candidates go after herman cain as mitt romney wins a key endorsement. >>> the road to recovery. months after a brutal beating in l.a., a san francisco giants fan finally leaves the hospital. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department i should a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi baeambassad to the united states on soil. one is arrested and one is on the run. susan mcginnis is in washington with details on this. good morning, susan. what is the latest. >> reporter: this has stunned washington. just simply the idea that iran would solicit the murder for high from a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador and has all levels of the u.s. gov
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
he used to inspire his life and his work has died. >> remembering that i'll be dead soon is the most important tool i've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. >> his choices created everything from macs and iphones and the way we relate to each other. the digital message spread around the world to presidents and ceos to those who love what he created. >> it's sad but i think he would be pleased to see this store tonight and see all of the products he helped create. >> reporter: the legacy of steve jobs and apple's future without him "early" october 6th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm erica hill. what you're looking at right there is actually our neighbor here at "the early show." the apple store. that has not stopped people from coming by and turning this into a memorial for steve jobs. it's open 24 hours so always a steady stream of people but today they came bearing more than their apple gadgets. >> exactly. i'm chris wragge. when i pulled up this morning along the side with construction there was some graffiti, i love you, steve, and spray
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 6:30pm EDT
>> pelley: tonight, the u.s. takes aim at iran over the alleged assassination plot. >> iran must be held accountable for its actions. >> pelley: norah o'donnell on what actions the u.s. might take. attention, holiday air travelers-- expect fewer seats and higher prices. ben tracy on operation hackerazzi, the f.b.i. arrests a man accused of hacking into the personnel e-mail accounts of hollywood celebrities. and dewey bozella wouldn't let a terrible injustice defeat him. now he's fighting for his dream. >> don't let nobody tell you what you can do, and that's what i'm doing. i'm letting my dream come to reality. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama slapped new sanctions on iran today, and the white house said there could be more to come. all of that in response to that alleged plot to assassination saudi arabia's ambassador to the united states. the administration is consulting with allies all around the world. u.s. officials insist that the iranian government was behind the plot. norah o'donnell is
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. the case resumes against brittany norwood. she's been charged with killing her coworkers inside the lulu lemon shop in bethesda last marg. andrea mccarran joins us with the latest development. >> reporter: another interesting day in court. right now we are awaiting the judge's decision, a critical decision on whether the very gravity photographs, including autopsy photos of victim jayna murray, will be allowed to be introduced during opening statements. joining me now is our legal analyst jim shallic, best known for prosecuting the son of sam case in new york. jim, what is the significance of judge greenberg's decision here? >> very significant. he has to weigh whether these pictures are so prejudicial that miss norwood cannot get a fair trial against the government's right to introduce relevant evidence. this is a crucial decision. >> reporter: and even if these photographs are not introduced during opening statements, they can still be introduced during the trial, correct? >> yes, they can. but the judge has to make the same decision.
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 6:30pm EDT
into debt. dean reynolds tells us why some believe it will only get worse. and in a state with high unemployment, ben tracy on why there are thousands of jobs with no workers to fill them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. from the emerald city. at a time when there is so much anger in the streets of america over wall street greed and corporate corruption, we begin tonight with one of the biggest wall street insider trading cases ever. at a time when many americans were losing their 401(k)s, prosecutors say rajat gupta was leaking secret corporate information to a hedge fund tycoon so that that tycoon's fund wouldn't suffer the same fate. gupta was in a perfect position to do that inside the board rooms of some of the country's biggest corporations. the result, prosecutors say, was that the hedge fund made millions while ordinary americans got soaked. justice correspondent bob orr has our story. >> reporter: as a board more february proctor & gamble, and goldman sachs, rajat gupta regularly heard sensitive corporat
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will be over. >> and with those words president obama declares the rest of the u.s. troops in iraq will be home by the end of the year. >> more than a million americans have served there in this time. 39,000 remain in iraq today. >> more than 4400 americans have died in the effort that has cost the united states about a trillion dollars. gary nuremberg has details of president's announcement earlier this afternoon. >>> whether they were originally for or against the war, this is a day that many americans have been waiting for years. the announcement comes one year from the closing days of next year's presidential campaign and there is no way that an announcement this momentous can be divorced from the politics of that. and it was presented off the top as a campaign promise kept. >> as a candidate for president i pledged to bring the war in iraq to a responsible end. >> challenged immediately by gop presidential candidate mitt romney whose statement said president obama's astonishing failure to secure an orderly transition in iraq has unnecessarily put at risk the victories that were won through
CBS
Oct 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. >>> it's a scene being duplicated across the country. thousands have taken to the streets. they're protesting the u.s. government policies that many believe favor the rich. ruth is at freedom plaza with more information. bruce. reporter: yeah, j.c., the protests, the marching, the music, the speech making set to begin right at this hour back up on the stage which is behind me. but this place is starting to take on the feel here at freedom plaza of woodstock, but with a decidedly political bent or as the protestors are fond of saying, square square in cairo -- tahrir square in cairo. here's one sign, a favorite one, corporations are not the people, referring to the supreme court decision. you can see nationalized the federal reserve, stop corporate greed, imagine, act and create. and then down over here all these booths representing troops who have been killed in iraq and afghanistan, each one has a name. and over here shoes representing some of the civilians who have been killed in afghanistan and in iraq. take a look at th
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thank you for joining us, i'm j.c. hayward. testimony in the brittany norwood murder trial is underway in rockville. norwood has been charged with killing her co-worker, jayna murray inside the lululemon shop in bethesda and then lying to investigators about what happened. surae chinn is joining us now from the district court in rockville with the latest on today's events, surae? >> reporter: well, j. c. testimony is going on the right now -- on right now in the courthouse behind me. the detective who interviewed brittany norwood multiple times. the jury now listening to at least 50 minutes of recorded interviews. i have now legal expert jim shalleck joining us now. premedication? >> exactly right. was this a premeditated murder or a spur of the moment outburst where the defense lawyer says she lost it during a fight at the shop? >> reporter: the jury really has to decide is this going to be murder one, murder two, life in prison or 30 years in jail with the chance of parole after 15. >> the jury will never know what the penalties are, the judge will tell them not to consid
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
blackstone tells us, the crash of 2011 might be a wakeup call. >> reporter: the hardware failure and the two-day backlog in e-mails that disabled blackberry service from the middle east to north america was a warning to a world that's become ever more dependent on always being connected. this man works on wall street. >> you realize how much you do rely on these mechanisms and just kind of pulling my hair out. >> reporter: 35% of american adults use smart phones like the blackberry or iphone. two-thirds even say they've slept with them. but while the old-fashioned land line phone system was built to virtually always work, hand-held devices have never been that dependable says tech analyst charles govin. >> we all live with sporadic outages. i won't say on a daily basis but it's not infrequent. >> reporter: that's a reason govin has cell phones from three different carriers to make sure he's never entirely disconnected. >> today we still use the phrase "to go online" but the truth is we don't go online, we are online. we live our lives online. the net has become this pervasive invisible force
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 6:30pm EDT
the subjects got stronger after going diving. kind of completely blew us out of the water. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. if you were looking for the day the economy began to rise, today could be a contender. the government told us that growth accelerated in the third quarter-- and have a look at the trend. growth in the first quarter was 0.4%. in the second quarter, 1.3%. and today's number 2.5%. that's still weak, but there is a hint of momentum. earlier today, the europeans worked out a plan to contain their debt crisis and that sent markets surging. for october, the dow is up more than 11%-- on track for its largest one-month percentage gain in 25 years which brings us to our favorite picture of the day: a man on a german trading floor. too much optimism in that face? maybe. 14 million americans are still out of work. so we turn for perspective to anthony mason at the new york stock exchange. anthony? >> reporter: that huge rally this month, scott, has pushed stocks into positive territory for the year. the 2.5% growth
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
and in petersburg, west virginia, some fog up there. the rest of us looking real good. we'll look nice and sunny this afternoon. your high temps will be in the 70s. monika stepping in. she's got your latest update on timesaver traffic now in the 6:00 a.m. hour. >> we'll first take a live look from sky 9 down at the beltway northside of town on the inner loop right here between connecticut avenue and georgia avenue. if you look closely, on the left side of your screen there, there is rough pavement from the overnight construction and we have gotten some complaints about this from drivers so be aware of that this morning. on the inner loop. luckily, it is against the rush hour flows. you can see on the right side, outer loop is looking just fine. let's go over to our maps. otherwise, i'm giving it the green light. no problems to report here on the beltway on the southside of town. we're going to go over to virginia on the northbound side of i-95, had a little bit of volume reported from lorton into springfield and fine on to 395. let's take a live look from edsal road toward duke street. no delay
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of the pakistan government. so, on a whole range of issues, they have been an effective partner with us. what is also true is that our goal of being able to transition out of afghanistan and leave a stable government behind, one that is independent and one is respectful of human rights and one that is democratic that pakistan has been more ambivalent of our goals there. i think they have hedged their bets in terms of what afghanistan would look like. part of hedging their bets is having interactions with some of the unsavory characters whom they might think takeover in afghanistan after coalition forces have left. what we tried to persuade pakistan is it is of their interest to have a stable afghanistan. they should not be feeling threatened by a stable independent afghanistan. we tried to get conversations between afghans and pakistans going more effectively in the past. we still have more work to do. there is no doubt there is some connections. pakistani military has with certain individuals that we find troubling. i have said that publicly and i have said it privately to pakistani official
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of protesters are marking on the u.s. chambers of commerce and promise to occupy freedom plaza on pennsylvania avenue. they say they will not leave until there are more jobs, less corporate greed, and an end to the wars and more taxes on the rich. bruce leshan is live for us at freedom plaza where they will continue. that's quite a list of demands. >> reporter: no kidding, andrea. a big big goal. the marchers, they have just returned here to freedom plaza after marching on the headquarters of the u.s. chambers of commerce. and they took resumes, demanding jobs, hoping to turn on its head, the chamber suggestions here that the white house, they are to be blamed for unemployment. and some of the protesters, they are blaming both sides for failing to pass a big new job factor. >> it's like we need to light it up. >> their chance to reshape the political and financial systems, to help the 99% of americans they think that have been dispossessed. by the power structure, they favor the rich and the big corporations. >> we are going to non- violently going to interfere with the work of the chambers of
CBS
Oct 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the chilling video that captured the killing of a two-year-old child. it's the evidence prosecutors used to prostitute carmela delaa rosa. >> video so graphic 9news now has chosen not to show it in its entirety. some may find what you are about to see disturbing. ken has the full story. >> tyson's corner surveillance cameras captured the last moments of angelyn's life. her grandmother would kill the child by throwing her off the 45-foot bridge. soon after a scramble, de la rosa's husband react to the horror that just took place. dela rosa was arrested. >> what just happened? >> i lost my mind. >> what do you mean by that? >> i did a terrible thing. >> you drop the baby or threw the baby? >> threw the baby. >> dela rosa's confession was in a void of emotion, the chilling nature of what she would say. the rage that the father's boyfriend, james, for impregnating her daughter before they were married. >> is that a fair question or am i wrong? >> no, that's right. >> let me ask you, you said you were upset with james and you said james threw the baby, what is the baby's name? >>
CBS
Oct 9, 2011 11:30am EDT
a national crisis. >> more than 14 million people in the united states do not have a job. u.s. unemployment is now a national crisis. federal reserve board chairman bernanke sees the current unemployment crisis as widespread, enduring and unprecedented. >> we've had now close to 10% unemployment now for a number of years, and of the people who are unemployed, about 45% have been unemployed for six months or more. >> that 45% figure adds up to roughly six million americans them have not had a job in the past six months. mr. bernanke also says long- term unemployed could well become the permanently unemployed. the bernanke comments come in the middle of a nationwide protest movement called occupy wall street. these protestors are demonstrating against wall street and its corporations. , who they believe caused the ongoing unemployment crisis. boston, baltimore, chicago, denver, kansas city, los angeles, new york, san francisco, seattle, st. louis, washington, d.c. have all seen the wall street demonstrations. president obama's former green energy advisor, ben jones, compares the protests to t
CBS
Oct 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the u.s. army. the man charged with shaping the service's future over the next four years is general ray odierno who became the 38th army chief of staff last month and faces the simultaneous challenges of fighting a war, shrinking his force of to 570,000 and modernizing his wide range of inventory. i caught up with him at the army trade show and conference in washington last week and asked him what he and his fellow chiefs expects from the new strategy review. >> i think part of it is we want a strategy-driven review where the joint chiefs work together to come up with a joint force that will be able to meet the needs of the future. so what we'll work through is what are the priorities within the strategy and how does that translate into end strength modernization and readiness. >> do you have any idea any of the broad strokes, i mean, for example, do we say with the 2mrc strategy? >> we're still working our way through that. i think as we move forward we'll have to do an adjustment or strategy. we're looking at all options now and that will be part of the outcome. it'll be a change in o
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
and we all may fall victim to some severe weather tomorrow. topper joins us from the weather terrace where you can see the graphics, severe weather alert day, warning. tom? >> by the time you wake up tomorrow morning an entirely different story. let's start with the satellite picture and radar combined. showers and rain entering rolle and roanoke,. temperaturewise mild. 70 inlers burg. 7 -- in leesburg. 66 downtown. for tonight, clouds will be on the increase. breezy and mild. showers and thunderstorms by dawn. some will be heavy. you have until midnight to walk the dog until the rain rolls in. winds increasing out of the east at 10-15. we'll come back and talk about what threats are in store for us on your monday morning, on your way to work and what areas are more likely to see severe weather. >> thank you, topper. >>> montgomery police arrested a gaithersburg man for the murder of 12-year-old jessica nguyen. she was found stabbed to death in the basement of her home in may. today officers announced they arrested her stepfather, david rich hang. he's been charged with first degree
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
for this issue. >> to substitute to go vehicles is troublesome and reminds us of a situation in philadelphia, where they have a similar type law. but in a ten-year span, over 100,000 vehicles were impounded, and this also raises ethnic or racial profiling. >>> aaa would prefer only tickets and fines for drivers with expired registrations under six months. >>> republican presidential candidates took part in a feisty debate in las vegas. they came out swinging against herman cain's 9-9-9 plan. >> susan mcginniss has a recap. >> reporter: all bets were off in las vegas as republican presidential candidates went head to head. >> i'm speaking. i'm speaking. >> this has been a tough couple of debates for rick. i understand that. you are going to get testy. the debate heated up last night. >> you lose all of your standing because you hired illegals in your home and you knew about it for a year. >> if someone who has a record as governor with regard to illegal immigration that doesn't stand up, it is you. >> most polls show romney is still the gop front runner but all the candidates zeroed in on geo
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> we begin with a severe weather alert. hello, i'm jaycee hayward. thank you for being with us. we're in jeopardy of severe flooding because of the rain so let's get to howard with full details. >> really more concern with severe thunderstorms today, with the wind damage potential later today. looks like that flooding concern not as much of a threat as the main rain, the heaviest stuff on the carolina coast and new england. but this storm out here with the heavy rains that are going on, as this gets closer, that is when our thunderstorm threat will increase, and we're talking about damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. the moisture right now getting closer. we had a nice break after this morning, but rain returning into fairfax county through manassas and prince william county, and points of the south and west, this is one area of showers but i do expect we'll see more. the problem we have for later, we've got two storms. one area of low pressure, weakening one, near us now. but a much stormier area of low pressure west with upper level wind support so these will come tog
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
excuse us. shhh-shh! >>> desperate search. rescue teams scramble to find survivors after a massive earthquake rocks turkey. >>> liberation day. a joyful celebration in libya marks the end of gadhafi and the end of democracy. >> pitching gem. derek holland contains the big bats of st. louis to put the rangers back in the hunt for a their first world series ring. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 24th, 2011. good morning, everybody. appreciate you joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. >>> a powerful and deadly earthquake in turkey. hundreds of rescue teams worked through the night and search for survivors believed to be trapped beneath dozens of collapsed building. the 7.2 quake hit north of turkey. at least 217 are known to have died, but hundreds are still missing this morning. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: it's a real struggle in turkey at this hour to simply find survivors, so the full extent of the casualties is not going to be known for some time. president obama said the u.s. stands shoulder-to-shoulder with tur
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >> an international murder-for- hire plot planned to go down right here in our nation's capital. an iranian-born u.s. citizen is in a new york jail this morning. >> he's accused of plotting to kill saudi arabia's ambassador to the u.s. with a bomb in a d.c. restaurant. kristin fisher joins us live from the saudi arabian embassy. >> it is surprisingly quiet out here outside the saudi arabian embassy awn day after all of this news broke. this is the official complaint from the justice department and it names two defendants. one is in custody. the other, a member of iranian special operations unit is still at large likely in iran. the man in custody is 56-year- old manssor arbabsiar. he hired a hitman that he believed worked for a mexican drug cartel. he was an informant. he was arrested in jfk on september 29th. not only has he confessed, he's already identified iranian officials. both men were charged in new york federal court on conspiring to kill the saudi ambassador to the u.s. so far, iran has denied all of the charges. >> this conspiracy was conceived, was sponsor and directed from iran and con
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
the quds force. >> we will ask vice president joe biden what steps the u.s. is ready to take now against iran. >>> mitt romney looks like the republican front-runner once again with a key endorsement from governor chris christie and a confident display at last night's gop debate. >> the american people in the kind of financial crisis they are in, they know someone who knows how to create jobs and i do. >> we will he show you more from the republican presidential debate from new hampshire "early" this wednesday morning, october 12th 2011. >> good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. >>> after the arrest of a u.s. citizen accused of plotting iran's first-ever terror attack on american soil. cbs news accordance bob orr is in washington with us with the very latest. >> as you say, it's a bombshell case signaling serious new trouble with iran. the obama administration now is accusing iranian agents of planning and financing a scheme to assassinate a top saudi ambassador in the united states. they say the plot to kill saudi ambassador to the u.s. >> this conspiracy was directed from i
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 1:35am EDT
: i'll kick his ass, man. craig: what the hell is happening to you? you used to be this adorable lovely friendly upbeat robot and now you're some kind of drunken impersonator who waves his hand around. i love it. [laughter] you all right, man? are you over it? geoff: i'm going to be ok. craig: i think we all learned something. it is what you feel inside. [laughter] geoff: yeah, yeah. it is what you feel. craig: what you feel -- uh-oh. sorry. good night, everybody. say good night. [ agent ] so your policy looks good, is there anything else? why did you buy my husband a falcon? thanks for the falcon. i didn't buy anyone a falcon. sure, you did. you saved us a lot of money on auto insurance. i used that money to buy a falcon. ergo, you bought me a falcon. i should've got a falcon. most people who switch to state farm save on average about $480. what they do with it, well, that's their business. oh, that explains a lot, actually. [ chuckles ] [ male announcer ] another reason people switch to state farm. aw, i could've gotten a falcon. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. [ falc
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Oct 15, 2011 7:30pm EDT
. the u.s. department of justice says flat-out that iran's military unit known as the quds force planned to hire a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador to the united states at a d.c. restaurant. but federal authorities foiled the plan because one of the two plotters, manssor arbabsiar, worked with an informant of the u.s. government. arbabsiar, who has dual u.s.- iranian citizenship, is now under arrest in a federal prison in new york. the justice department says that arbabsiar and no concerns about how many u.s. lives would be lost if this plot were to be carried out. >> when the confidential source noted that there could be 100 or 150 people in a restaurant where the requested bombing would take place, including possibly members of the united states congress, the lead defendant said, no problem. >> the other alleged plotters gohlam shakuri, a member of the iranian quds force. he is believed to be in iran. u.s. attorney general holder was asked on tuesday whether the plot was sanctioned by any high-level member of the iranian government, whether a mula iranian presidahmadidi
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Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to police and talked to us as we were standing out here today. the cab was parked here on pond street right where the channel 9 vehicle is right now. back there is anacostia avenue northeast. according to our witness and the man who talked to police, the suspect pulled the cab driver out of the cab, put him on the sidewalk, stripped him of his clothes and demanded money. the cab driver more than once repeated, i don't have any money. the suspect went through the cab looking for cash, came back, put a bullet into the head of the cab driver. he was able to dial 911 and then he put the cab somehow in reverse and backed into the park where he apparently died. now, according to court papers and our witness, the suspect fled this way and this is where police found the cab driver's wallet, his identification, and some clothing belonging to the suspect. >> court documents say hishad has been charged. he was in the custody of the dc government's services. a sign to a community based group home. but sources say slye had walked away, ignoring curfew this past weekend after he was denied a pass to vi
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Oct 27, 2011 5:00am EDT
lighter to occasionally moderate rain with us now, the heavier stuff is in west virginia, ohio, kentucky. it's moving east right toward us. so give it a few hours and the rain will be picking up in intensity. live doppler 9000hd lots of light to moderate rain showers. not much going on in southern maryland or south of warrenton yet but this will pick up and our temperatures running in the 50s and 60s. let's go over to monika samtani who will update us on the morning commute. >>> we'll look at the beltway which is looking great. all that construction i was showing you earlier this morning should be pretty much cleared out. things are looking fine all around town. we're going to zoom in first to virginia. all the speed limits look good on 295, 395, 66 inside the beltway. i think we can deal with that. let's go live right now on the northbound side of i-95. if you're coming up from dale city up toward woodbridge and the occoquan river right now, there are no delays. it's a good time to head out. let's go back out to the maps and this time into downtown. we're looking good along constitution
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Oct 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
carren has been in the courtroom since the trial started to tell us about some of the evidence presented to the jury today and every day just more dramatic, andrea? >> reporter: that's right, derek. in fact, late today the jury watched a crime scene videotape and so graphic and ugly one spectator ran out of the courtroom. >> reporter: an audio top of brittany norwood's first interview with police from her hospital bed at suburban. the packed courtroom listened in stunned silence as she asked about jayna murray, the woman her lawyer has since acknowledged she killed. can you tell me how my friend is doing, she asked in a quiet voice. norwood details her elaborately concocted tale of two masked men who allegedly beat and sexually assaulted the two women after they returned to lululemon to retrieve norwood's wallet. norwood sobbed "there was so much blood and all i could think is that it was all my fault because i lost my wallet." the jury saw photographs of norwood in the hospital with a cut on her forehead, a gash on her hand and minor scratches. a police witness held up a pair of her soc
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 7:00pm EDT
did. that's why they are thinking about moving us to a larger venue next week. >> all right. thank you for that. get in out of that wind. >>> we have also learned during this trial that jayna murray's cries for help during that attack may have been heard by witnesses in a store right next door and the folks there did nothing. it appears to be another example of a well documented psychological phenomenon known as the bystander effect. according to washington, d.c., psychiatrist dr. allen solarrian is because human brains are simply hardwired to avoid trouble? >> it is a repeat animal behavior that most animals when they see danger they stay away from it. the human beings who are listening to the noises were not in the state of mind of risk taking. they said the hell with it, you know. >> all of us would like to think we would never do anything like that but the doctor says you just can't predict how you will react in that situation until you're in it. but it is one thing for sure you'll have to suppress your hardwired instinct that says don't get involved. so what do you think? did the
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Oct 30, 2011 11:30am EDT
. why this enormous income gap? one major reason is that u.s. workers without a college education cannot compete with the chinese, the indian, or other workers around the world that better educated and cheaper. question, is it a fallacy that the rich just get richer? pat buchanan? >> no, john. what happened to the american economy is dramatic historic transfer from manufacturing and production power to a financial capital where people buy and sell and trade paper. second thing happened is this, we dropped the u.s. economy, we had the highest wages in the world, and strict regulations into a global economy with countries with the lowest wages you can imagine, and no regulation, so production and manufacturing in all those jobs left the united states and went to china, asia, other countries around the world. that's why the middle-class, blue collar workers have had have arrested in coming for 30 years, because we've done that to the american people, john. and take the first decade of the 20th century. we lost 6 million manufacturing jobs, one in every three we had. and 55,000 factories. th
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Oct 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
been in the courtroom all day. she joins us live from rockville. >> reporter: the first little boy who testified was so small when he sat in the witness box that a juror had to ask that a pitcher of watter and a stack of paper cups in front of him be removed so that his face could be seen. he was the first of four children to testify today. the trial of 36-year-old susan burke took a compelling turn as some of her former green castle elementary school students testified that she choked, punched, and scratched them. the first child to take the stand was a seven-year-old boy who described what his teacher allegedly did when she got angry. the prosecutor asked, what happened when you weren't listening? the boy replied, she put her hands around our necks. the prosecutor, how did it feel? not good. the boy's mother took the stand as well and described the change in her son. she testified he had nightmares. he was scared to sleep by himself. he would jump when we touched him. he told me he didn't want to go to school. it was also a day the defense tried to poke holes in the testimony of the
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Oct 18, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. wyatt andrews tells us how much of a raise they'll be getting. wyatt? >> reporter: scott, this is an average but the social security raise we expect to be announced for next january will be around $38 a month. for the tens of millions of retirees who have had no cost of living raise for the last three years, it's real money and it's about time is when seniors heard the news in miami, this was the response. jose perez says the increase will help him pay his utility bill. >> with the increase in social security i will be able to have heat and cold whenever i need it. >> reporter: social security is expected to announce a cola-- a cost of living adjustment-- of around 3.5%. it's the first increase since 2009. seniors receiving the average benefit of $1,082 a month would receive an extra $37.84. for retirees dependent on social security, $38 a month can be a lifesaver. david asher counsels retirees at the center for jewish family services in los angeles. >> well, it can be a difference between food and rent. or between going to the doctor or cutting back on their prescription
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Oct 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
to get the u.s. involved in he libyan rebellion and when he did he was criticized for allowing nato to take the lead. in a meeting on thursday, the president defended his decision saying the u.s. had done exactly what it set out to do. >> a whole range of international issues. there is enormous capacity and we are able to leverage greater resources more effectiveness at lower costs than we were able to work together. >> reporter: the white house says the u.s. spent just $2 billion on the libyan operation and suffered not a single american casualty. >> this is a momentous day in the history of libya. the dark shadow of tyranny has been lifted. >> reporter: the president pledged continued u.s. help but gave no details on potential u.s. aid, either humanitarian and nato's involvement will end almost immediately. >> now we will be a partner that forge a future that provides dignity, freedom, and opportunity. >> reporter: referring to the upheavals across the arabian world, mr. obama had a warning. >> for the region, today's events prove once more the rule of an iron fist inevitably come
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Oct 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
carefully the fine print first. >>> wal-mart, toys r us and other retailers are bringing back layaway this holiday season. you need to know things before you plan on using layaway. the big one, there are fees that go along with the convenience. >> when you first acquire the item you are going to be paying a service fee. you need to be aware of what that is. you need to be very aware of what the grace periods are, so you don't trip up and lose the item. >>> if you miss the payments, you will have to pay a restocking fee and that is usually between $15 and $30. >>> a northern virginia food pan pantry is going to reopen its doors. last week the acts food pantries announced it just didn't have enough food to help people any more. after we featured their story, literally tons of food came in a long with cash donations. this afternoon the pant trillion will reopen to the public today. >>> in another tail of generosity, we told you about juan mitchell. he relied on the acts food pantry to get his family fed. he also relied on a power washer. someone stole the power washer from his truck, ove
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Oct 30, 2011 11:00am EDT
to this week in defense news, i'm vago muradian. it's a time for the u.s. troops to come home from europe. the commander of army forces in europe tells us why not. but first, the key to u.s. troops leaving afghanistan by 2014 is the successful training of the afghan army and police. under the current plan, 195,000 afghan army troops and 157,000 police are said to be trained by november 2012. it goes far beyond training troops and supporting logistics as well as building newed buildings. our next guess is in charge of more than $11 billion in annual spending, roughly $3 billion for new equipment, $3 billion more infrastructure, $3 billion for sustaining forces and $1 billion in training for afghan forces. pete fuller is in town this week for meetings and joins us now. general fuller, welcome to the show. >> thank you for inviting me. >> let's start with that you've got $11 billion in budget. what does that buy in each of the categories and how long is u.s. and nato going to spend this kind of money to train on air forces? >> well, we are at the high water mark fiscal year 2011. next year,
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Oct 10, 2011 7:00am EDT
is obvious. the wealthiest is take this advantage of working class people and selling us faulty financial products and taking huge bonuses while depending on societies to bail them out. >> 99% of the people need to be prospering, not just the top 1%. >> reporter: michael mulgrew is president of the united corporation of teachers. >> everybody knows it's time to stop this and do things that allow all people to prosper. >> reporter: the protesters efforts have reached the race for the american president. >> to protest wall street and bankers is say you're anti-capitalism. >> reporter: a movement has angered those on wall street. >> i think there is an overall paralysis in government and people get that and and it's vented in the wrong place. >> reporter: michael lewis has written about the economy and insists this protest could spark real change. >> you can change the world and the world changes. this is how it changes. now, whether this is the movement that will change the world, i can't tell you, but it does seem -- i think they have justice over the issue. >> reporter: while protest orga
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Oct 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and tonight there is anger. >> anger because he tells us police have ignored his case for days leaving him wounded and bewildered. delia gongalves has the story we will only see on 9. there is some language that some could find offensive. >> he hit me so hard but he said pray for your life [ bleep ] . >> reporter: daniel's jaw was wired shut. ct scans showing multiple fractures to your jaw, a torn cheek and severed nerves. >> my jaw was all the way down here and they struck me a couple times. my ear was still ringing here. and there was a lot of blood coming out of my mouth. >> terrible for a mother to watch somebody else go through this. >> reporter: daniel's mother has been caring for him in her rockville home administering a cocktail of meds. >> in case of choking or suffocation so they can cut their own wires. >> reporter: to add to their trauma, the family has returned to the crime scene to look for clues, they say something police never did. the first phone call they received from a detective was just yesterday. >> i felt we were left hanging and that this was just not a priority. a
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Oct 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
at the expectations. business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis joins us this morning with more. so give us an idea what are people expecting this morning? >> analysts on average are expecting to learn today that the economy created 65,000 jobs in the month of september and that did nothing for the unemployment rate. in fact, it notched higher to 9.2% according to their expectations. two things to keep in mind when you look at these numbers. first off, last month, economists and analysts got that number wrong. they actually thought it was going to be better than what it turned out to be. second of all just to keep pace with population growth, you need 150,000 new jobs every month, so this number, even though there is jobs created, it doesn't keep pace with population growth and when you go back in time and you look back at where we have been in this economy, for two years, plus now, we have been near or above 9% unemployment. you have to go all the way back to january of 2008 to find a time where unemployment was at a norm normalized level which was 5%. >> will the numbers disclosed today g
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Oct 12, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. has for joining us. the so-called underwear bomber entered a surprise guilty plea in a courtroom today. in detroit, the suspect admitted that he tried to blow up a jetliner to retaliate against the united states. manuel gallegus has details from detroit. >>> umar farouk abdul mutallab stunned the federal courtroom when his lawyer announced he wanted to plead guilty to all eight counts against him including attempted murder and the attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. the accused terrorist calmly and clearly told the judge he understood exactly what he was doing by pleading guilty. he admitted he tried to blow up a bomb in his pants on a jetliner from amsterdam to detroit two years ago. the judge asked him a series of questions to determine his competency. then she began to list the crimes he was accused of, one by one. conspiracy to commit terrorism, attempted murder on an aircraft, attempted placement of a destructive device. the 25-year-old man listened and agreed to everything, including decades in prison the counts carry. >> abdul mutallab
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Oct 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. this was sent to us from jesse sessions and he said just sat right in the tornado in centerville, virginia, at union mill road and route 29. about 25 minutes ago. this came in at 5:55. he pulled over, which was smart. he said crazy torrential rain, penny size hail. sideways trees, grocery carts flying down the road. my jeep was swaying. scary. thank you for that. that was in centerville. i'll come back and show you a picture of the funnel cloud in just a few minutes. derek, back to you. >> glad things are starting to calm down. we turn to our other breaking news. montgomery county police released new details about the murder of a woman in germantown and the on going search for her little boy who is still missing out there somewhere. 9news now reporter, scott broom has details from police headquarters in rockville. >> our priority, our focus right now is to locate william mcquain. >> chief tom major announced details of the arrest of a suspect in the disappearance of 11-year-old william mcquain. and the murder of the boy's mom, jane mcquain found dead in her germantown condo late yesterd
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Oct 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
" for friday, october 14th, 2011. thanks for joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. >>> in some cities where there are protests against corporate greed of spread, demonstrators were confronted by police. in seattle, police warned the protesters to leave the park they occupy and in denver they were ordered to leave a park near the colorado state capital. here in new york where the "occupy wall street" movement began four weeks ago, police will force the demonstrators to move. they occupy a park near wall street. some protesters say they will have to be force to do leave. hazel sanchez has details. >> reporter: in undieing solidarity, members of "occupant wall street" march to city hall petitioning mayor bloomberg to plow through the park with an the nypd and a cleanup crew tomorrow morning. protesters have been cleaning up the park with soapy bedrooms and piling up trash on the curb. nevertheless mayor bloomberg outlined a plan to scrub down the park at 7:00 a.m. protesters can return under certain conditions. >> they will be able to go back but they won't
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Oct 17, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j. c. hayward. thanks for being with us. president obama is on a three day bus tour that includes stops in virginia. the first order of business, however, is north carolina. a state where the president narrowly won in the last election. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: president obama traveled to asheville, north carolina. the first stop on a three day road trip to push congress to pass his jobs legislation. >> i'll be doing a little bit of talking but mostly, i'll be doing a whole lot of listening. because there doesn't seem to be much listening going on in washington these days. >> if the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: senate republicans blocked his $447 billion jobs package last week. now the president wants lawmakers to pass legislation in pieces, including a $50 billion infrastructure bill. money that could be used to build a new runway at asheville's airport and create construction jobs. >> we can't do nothing. too many folks are hurting out there to do nothing. >> reporter: the president will board a bus and take his case on the road. making s
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Oct 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
their mortgage bills. norah o'donnell joins us this morning with the details. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> reporter: the president's jobs billed is stalled in congress. today, president obama is going to begin a series of executive branch actions in order to help jump-start the economy. first up, housing. guess what? the president is on the west coast today. he is going to be in las vegas which, of course, is the heart of the housing problem in this country. we know, of course, that many people believe that the housing recovery is tied to economic recovery. so here is what the president is going to be doing today. he is announcing what senior officials call major overhaul of the underused refinance program. bottom line, you've under water and you've been paying your bills and you can't refinance and can't get ahold of the great rates out there for people this program the president will announce will enable people to fix that and remove a lot of the barriers in place for people who can't refinance and take advantage of some of the savings out there. i think you'll hear the presid
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Oct 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
. because that threat for showers and storms will be with us. not an all day rain but the threat here noon, 68. a few showers. 5:00, 71. maybe a couple of storms again. right now, we're at 65 and cloudy at reagan national. looking at live doppler 9000 hd, we've got some things to talk about here. we'll go in first, east of town, relatively quiet. north of town, this thunderstorm here in eastern montgomery county, this is showing signs of weakening. north and east of laytonsville. a little bit of lightning and thunder with that. extends back toward rockville and fairfax county. lighter showers around potomac, maryland. clearing out in prince william for the moment. fauquier has lighter showers as well. then a new thunderstorm. this one now producing lightning and thunder between dolby and anbar headed toward riverside and may be welcome here in the next 15 or 20 minutes as it crosses into charles county. that's about the heftiest thing we have to show you. mid to upper 60s. 65 in washington. 67 in southern maryland and along the bay going into the low 70s. monika? >> we're getting word of a
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Oct 9, 2011 11:00am EDT
years what capabilities and therefore we could perhaps help raf to help us out with in that time. that was one of the areas where we thought we could take risk against the requirement. if we now move into the requirement, and i will just point out, actually what our defense you said is when we no longer needed the r-1, we would then look to dispose of it. i think what has proven in both afghanistan and in libya where the whole fleet has been airborn e at one time and the flexibility of that system between both theaters that actually that central r-1 capability has proven its worth time and time again. so ik we will have to look -- i think we will have to look very hard at what we to to ensure to continue to have the capability and what that means in terms of that particular platform. in terms, of course, the nimrod r-1, we are very much clear and we have very much committed to the concept of buying three of the rj135 programs, air seeker program that will give us the ability to contribute to, but also have a unique capability that within an overall picture when everything we have
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